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1996 Ford Explorer

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1996 XL 2dr 4x2 Sport Utility
most popular
Price:   -  From $19,570
1996 Sport 2dr 4x2 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $20,750
1996 XL 4dr 4x2 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $20,970
1996 XL 2dr 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $21,535
1996 Sport 2dr 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $22,580
1996 XL 4dr 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $22,890
1996 XLT 4dr 4x2 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $23,705
1996 XLT 4dr 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $25,710
1996 XLT 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $25,710
1996 Eddie Bauer 4dr 4x2 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $28,210
1996 Eddie Bauer 4dr 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $30,215
1996 Eddie Bauer 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $30,215
1996 Limited 4dr 4x2 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $31,835
1996 Limited 4dr 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $34,750
1996 Limited 4x4 Sport Utility Price:   -  From $34,750

Overview

The Ford Explorer has, in a relative flash, gone from being merely a replacement for the Bronco II to becoming a bona-fide model leader. With more than 300,000 sales annually over the past two years, the Explorer has taken over the lead from the Chevy/GMC twins and the Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee in the market�s compact sport/utility segment. It has done so with a combination of crisp good looks, a larger cargo capacity than the competition, a long wheelbase (just under 112 in. for the 4-door) that delivers excellent ride characteristics, and a 4.0-liter V6 that offers a fine compromise between performance and fuel economy.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 160 HP / 225 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 5-spd man w/OD
Available: 4-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
18 / 23 / 20 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 160 HP / 225 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
18 / 23 / 20 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size
Fuel Tank
17.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$67
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
178.6 "
Exterior Width
68.2 "
Exterior Height
66.9 "
Front Headroom
Rear Headroom
Front Legroom
Rear Legroom
Front Shoulder Room
Rear Shoulder Room
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,690 Lbs.
Wheel Base
102 "
Turning Radius
Exterior Features
Door Count
2 Doors
Wheels
Paint
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Manual / Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Grille Moldings
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Vinyl / Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket / Captain
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
2-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am Stereo/fm Stereo / Premium Am Stereo/fm Stereo
Speakers
2
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
One Touch Open Window
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
Accessories Months

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